Bengaluru FC have confirmed that Mandar Tamhane has been named the club’s Chief Executive Officer, after occupying the role of Chief Technical Officer for six years. In his new position, Mr. Tamhane will be in charge of the club’s functional areas including technical, non-technical, finance, operations and administration.
“JSW Group has always encouraged role enhancements, by providing opportunities to internal talent to grow beyond their functional domain, and to take on exciting new challenges. In recognition of the contributions, accomplishments and stupendous performance of Bengaluru Football Club, I am pleased to announce Mandar Tamhane’s elevation to Chief Executive Officer of the club,” club Director Parth Jindal said in a statement.
Mr. Tamhane has previously held the position of Manager with the Indian National Football Team and has been a part of the Bengaluru FC journey since the club’s inception in 2013.
“The appointment as CEO of Bengaluru FC is an honour for me and I would like to thank the owners of the club for bestowing their faith in me and for this opportunity. While the appointment will see a different designation to go with my name, my commitment to the club and its progress stays the same as it was when we started this journey in 2013. I have had the pleasure of working alongside a fantastic set of people who play a big part in bringing success to this club, and we will keep striving to do the best for Indian football,” said Tamhane.